Companion Voices UK – Singing for the end of Life

Companion Voices are singers based in the UK who gather to learn songs and prepare themselves to sing for people at the end of life. We share our voices, compassion and loving presence, whether in person or virtually, when called upon to do so.

Our deep and trusting community supports all Companions as well as those we gather to serve.

Celia's sunset

If you’d like to:

  • call on us to sing at a bedside
  • join the singers for the monthly sessions where we learn and prepare together
  • explore setting up a new group in your local area
  • become a Friend of Companion Voices (supporting our work and becoming part of
    CV’s community without joining a group)

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Deep peace of the running wave to you
Deep peace of the flowing air to you
Deep peace of the silent stars to you
Deep peace of the quiet earth to you
~ A Celtic Blessing Song

Summer 2020 Recordings to Companion You…

Whilst we can’t visit and sing for anyone in person at present (due to covid-19), we’re offering songs for you to listen to and download. We hope they can bring some comfort. The following were recorded online, specifically for this purpose, during summer 2020 by Companions from a number of groups, and edited by Bernard Burns, to whom we are very grateful.

Natu Maini
A lullaby with music by John Bowker to Swahili words meaning: ‘we hope you sleep well’…  mp3 download

Written by Judith Silver, the founder of CV, inspired by Hazel Fall and Kay Ashton: we are all here with you… beside you, beside you… mp3 download

More recordings are available on our Songs We Sing page…